Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS)

Can Informational Interventions Be Effective Policy Tools? The Social Security Statement

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Van Metre Hall (formerly Founders Hall), #478

The Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS) is a weekly series of paper presentations on economic policy topics organized by the Center for Micro-Economic Policy Research (CMEPR). See details on the plans for this semester below.  All are welcome to attend and participate.

Other seminar schedules, as well as links to the speakers’ websites and papers, can be found on the CMEPR website (cmepr.gmu.edu).

Fall 2018 Seminars will be, unless otherwise indicated, every Tuesday at 11-12:15, in Founders Hall 478.


October 23: Barbara Smith (Social Security Administration) “Can Informational Interventions Be Effective Policy Tools?  The Social Security Statement”

October 30: Sergio Urzua (University of Maryland) “Title – TBD”

November 6: Kyung Min Lee (George Mason University) “Title – TBD”

November 13David McKenzie (World Bank) “Title – TBD”

November 20: Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland) “Title – TBD”

November 27: Jessica Vistnes (AHRQ) “Changes in Health Insurance Decisions by Medium-Sized Employers after the Implementation of the Employer Mandate”

December 4Chao Wei (George Washington University) “A Tale of Two Families: Macroeconomic Analysis of Child Care and Female Labor Supply”